2020 - 2022
Exposing the true identity while speaking or singing to an audience is a privilege of very few. One of those unique beings is Buika, singer of sensual and languid voice, sweet and imperious at the same time, it can reach any heart, fiery or not. Buika bares her soul to those who dare to listen to her, without fear of being carried away.
María Concepción Balboa Buika, a Majorcan born, the daughter of an Equatorial
Guinean parents of the Bubi tribe, grows surrounded by multiple cultures. From childhood, she enjoys a variety of musical influences, from soukous / makossa/high live/ afro beat, African pop genres, to rock, jazz, R&B, reggae, soul, folk, bolero, asian and ranchera songs; her very unique flamenco accent and some of these styles are combined within her compositions.
“My mother listened and danced to various musical styles, she had a large collection
of records, ” she remembers; that eclecticism shaped her ability that she now possesses to create music without limitations. For her there are no borders nor boundaries.
Singer, songwriter, poet, producer of her own albums, Buika is "The Voice of Freedom", as described by NPR radio (USA), giving her an honorable place on NPR’s articule
"The 50 Best Voices . “
The New York Times, El País, CNN, The New Yorker, Ebony, El Confidencial, Metro, Daily Mail, BBC World, EFE Agency, The Japan Times, ABC (Australia) are some of the many who have and still today praised her great talents.